Iran Eco Adventure
Desert Trekking in Rig-e Jenn; the Mysterious Dunes of Genie

Desert Trekking in Rig-e Jenn; the Mysterious Dunes of Genie

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  • Duration : 9 Days (9 Days & 8 Nights)
  • Activity: 4 / 5
  • Price: Departure on request contact for price Book/Enquire


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Rig-e Jenn desert with its fascinating geological texture, impressive starry night sky and unique plants and wildlife has been a long-life dream for many adventurers and nature-lovers. In this adventure, we’ll have the fortune of setting foot in a location on earth that very few have been able to visit before.

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Itinerary
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Day 1
Arrival

Arrival in Tehran IKA International Airport, transfer to hotel. Check in and rest.
Day 2
Drive to Kashan, city tour in Kashan

Kashan is a historical city on the desert side and its well known for it's restored merchant houses. After about 3 hours drive we start our day tour with visiting Abbasian & Broujerdis traditional houses. These beautiful houses which belong to 18 and 19 centuries are illustrating the finest examples of Qajar aesthetic. Then we will go to visit Fin Garden, this delightful garden, which earned a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list with its historical background, an amazing atmosphere, symmetrical proportions, old cedars, spring-fed pools and fountains is renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian Garden.
Day 3
Drive to Naein, visiting Pirnia Traditional House and desert anthropology museum, then drive to Anarak

After 3 hour drive on desert border we arrive in Naein historical city, we visit The Pirnia traditional house as a perfect example of desert houses in terms of architecture and art remained from Safavid era. It is also Kavir(desert) anthropology museum. Then we continue our drive to Anarak.
Day 4
Entering to Rig-e Jenn desert from Anarak

After a short drive from Anarak historical city we start our full day adventurous trekking in Rig-e Jenn (literally means Jinny's Sand) a vast area of sand dunes and swamps in the middle of Iran's central desert. The camp place is next to a forest of shrubs surrounded by dunes.
Day 5
Full day excursion in desert on foot and wheels

In the morning we enjoy hiking on dunes to explore more parts of this remote area of Iran without any habitant person then return to the camp. In the afternoon rush some adrenaline with safari on sand dunes and another night in desert will make unforgettable memories.
Day 6
Exiting the dunes and drive to Isfahan

Today we leave the camp early morning to return to the civilization. After a delicious lunch drive to Isfahan
Day 7
Full day city tour in Isfahan, Visit Imam Sq. (Naqsh-e Jahan) & surrounding masterpieces and Chehel Sotoun Palace. Afternoon time to discover the bazaar.

Today we visit Imam Square , the huge open square in the center of Isfahan with it's artistic monuments at four sides including Imam Mosque with intricate turquoise tiles, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque with some of the best mosaics from 17th century, Ali Ghapoo Palace which was the first skyscraper in Iran and the old Bazaar. Walking through one of the largest squares in the world and visiting history, culture, architecture and handicrafts as well, is an experience you have never had before. Then we walk to the Chehel Sotoun Palace and after visiting this beautiful royal pavilion of Safavid and one of the Persian Gardens registered as UNESCO World Heritage list it's time to explore more of Isfahan at leisure time in the old Bazaar with hundreds of shops displaying the art of handicraft.
Day 8
Half day city tour in Isfahan then drive to Kashan, en-route visit of Abyaneh Village.

Continuing our journey in Isfahan, we visit the Armenian quarter of Isfahan named Jolfa. There we bring a visit to Vank cathedral then drive to Kashan. En-route we visit Abyaneh village with the colorfully dressed inhabitants and the red mud-brick houses with lattice windows and fragile wooden balconies. Where the elderly residents speak Middle Persian, that disappeared centuries ago from other parts of Iran. Continue the road to Kashan.
Day 9
Departure

Transfer to Tehran IKA International Airport, departure and fly back home.
Includes & Excludes

Included:

•    Visa process
•    Accommodation in camps as mentioned in program.
•    Daily meals & snacks as mentioned in program.
•    English-speaking guide during the journey
•    Local guide
•    Private air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver during the journey
•    4WD support vehicle in desert
•    All entrance fees for sightseeing as program.
•    VAT and all other taxes

Excluded:

•    International flights and airport taxes
•    Visa fee
•    Insurance
•    Accommodations more than itinerary or in different mentioned hotels
•    Personal expenses or beverages
•    Tips for guides and drivers
•    All expenses which is not mentioned in the program

Other Services

 

Accommodations

 

 

Location

Hotel/Accommodation

Nights

Tehran

Howeyzeh Hotel 

1

Kashan 

  Negin Hotel

2

Anarak 

Anarak Caravanserai

1

 Rige Jenn

 Tent Camp

2

Isfahan

 Sunrise Hotel

2

2





Terms and Conditions

Payment and Cancellation Policy

•    After your final confirmation, we send you the invoice. You will pay 50% of total amount until 90 days before arrival.
•    Any cancellation before 90 days to arrival, has NO charge.
•    Any cancellation between 89 days to 30 days prior to arrival date: 15% charge.
•    You will pay the rest of 50% of amount and settle the invoice until 30 days before arrival.
•    Any cancellation between 29 days to 15 days prior to arrival date: 50% charge.
•    Any cancellation less than 14 days: 100% charge.


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